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justorr 12-21-2008 03:33 PM

fios connection
 
my toshiba flat screen is lacking a hdmi outlet. the fios dvr came with the hdmi for easy hook-up.is their an alternative using coaxial?

jerryh3 12-21-2008 04:23 PM

Component? S-Video? Composite? Dvi? What model is the TV?

Just Bill 12-21-2008 05:45 PM

There should be several alternative connection methods in the DVR manual.

rgsgww 12-24-2008 04:18 PM

Your tv most likely has component, red blue and green.

What ports does your tv have?

s-video will not give you hd, composite will not give you hd, coaxial does in some situations, but may not in this.

Dvi will give you hd.

And vga will give you hd.

AndrewF 12-29-2008 11:05 AM

and component will give you HD. (red/blue/green)

callmedpit 01-01-2009 03:24 PM

I have FIOS as well, you can use component cables and still get HD if your TV does not have HDMI. If you don't have either, it's time to upgrade the TV ;)


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